- in the semi-Fowler’s position
- on the same side of the kidney to be biopsied
- on the side opposite of the kidney to be biopsied
- prone with a pillow under the shoulders and abdomen
The nurse is assisting the health care provider to perform a renal biopsy. Which position should the nurse place the client in?
Number 4 is correct.
Rationale: Clients having a renal mass removed should be placed in a prone position with a pillow under the shoulders and abdomen. Options 1, 2, and 3 are incorrect positions for this procedure.